Fall 2017 Contra Dance Schedule
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Fall 2017 Contra Dance Schedule—Sundays [ Previous Schedules

august 2017
20 Warren Blier Celtic Spring
27 Jacqui Ann Grennan Calamity House
september 2017

Free! Sponsored by Lawrence and Kathy in celebration of their marriage.
5 p.m.: Potluck! Please print plenty to share, tableware suggested.
Wedding cake and drinks at the break.

Jon Southard The Growling Old Geezers
10 Jacqui Ann Grennan Chopped Liver
17 John Rogers Mariposa String Band
24 Jean Gorrindo Calamity House
october 2017
1 Frannie Marr The Dam Beavers
8 JoLaine Jones-Pokorney Hidden Fifth

Harvest Moon Phenomenol Finale—$18 (no discounts) This is the one dance that...that...that...oh, just be there!

George Marshall Wild Asparagus
29 Halloween Costume Ball: Costumes admired! But not that word that rhymes!
Jean Gorrindo Devil's Box String Band
november 2017
5 John Rogers Hidden Fifth
12 Jean Gorrindo Boomerang
19 5 p.m.: Pre-Thanksgiving Potluck. Turkey provided, you bring plenty of other delights to share and the recommended tableware.
Frannie Marr Madeira
26 Jon Southard Devil's Box String Band
* We give up a few Sundays each year so others will have an opportunity to rent the hall on a Sunday night.
Contra dances @ Carrillo Ballroom unless otherwise stated.
100 E. Carrillo St.
Santa Barbara, CA

Dance time: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. unless otherwise stated.
New dancer orientation: one-half hour before dance time.

Admission: $12, except when it's more, or less, as stated.

Discounts: Members, $2 discount; Teens and students to 24, $5 admission; 12 and under, free. No discount for festivals.

Dance every Sunday except where noted.

Christmas Night (December 25) dance most years, usually free. Usual starting time, 6:30 p.m.

Refreshments provided by dancers like you. Drinking fountain in the Ballroom Lobby. Stay hydrated.

On occasion, a dance is canceled, rescheduled, or relocated; always double check before traveling for a dance. Personnel, price and schedule are subject to change.

Santa Barbara contra dances are brought to you by the Santa Barbara Country Dance Society and the City of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation Department.

Santa Barbara City Parks & Recreation Dept.

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